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Home Depot loses $1800+ worth of ground-fault interrupters in alleged shoplifting incident

Manassas City Police Department crime log for Friday, Jan. 4, 2019.

Amazon to locate half of second headquarters in No. Virginia; state incentive package part of deal

It’s official. Half of Amazon's second headquarters will be coming to Northern Virginia. The company will invest about $2.5 billion and create 25,000 jobs over 12 years, according to a news release from Virginia Business. Over the next 20 years, the state will pay an annual incentive to Amazon based on number of jobs and salary levels, make transportation improvements to ease mobility in the region and invest in technology education from kindergarten through master's degree levels with matching funds from educational institutions.

RTS Labs, a custom software development firm outside Richmond, adds 90 new jobs, governor reports

Rising Tides Solutions, LLC (RTS Labs), a custom software development company, has made a significant investment to expand its headquarters in Henrico County. An ongoing personnel expansion will create 90 new jobs over the next several years.

Dr. Steve Walts gives State of PWC Schools message during annual business breakfast

Superintendent Steve Walts presented a "State of the Schools" keynote at the 2018 Superintendent's Business Breakfast highlighing recent Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS) achievements and focus areas including Career and Technical Education, Special Education, and the School Division's Strategic Plan.

SJHS cosmetology grad who now owns her own salon named 2019 VDOE “Career Success Star”

Career Success Stars in CTE is a new Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) initiative that features former students from schools around Virginia who have used the academic and technical skills and knowledge earned through Career & Technical Education (CTE) programs to achieve success in one of 16 CTE-related career fields. SJHS graduate Valeria Lora, who owns her own salon, has been named a 2019 VDOE "Career Success Star."

Prince William ranks 9th in Virginia as a travel destination

According to research recently released by the U.S. Travel Association and the Virginia Tourism Corporation, Prince William County is experiencing sustainable expansion in tourism revenue year after year and the county ranks ninth in total visitor expenditures in Virginia when compared to 133 independent cities and counties in the Commonwealth.

Vulcan Quarry to give sand to Town of Occoquan residents and businesses preparing for storm

Town of Occoquan's neighbor Vulcan Materials has agreed to provide sand for sand bags free of charge to town residents and businesses who believe this will assist in prevent flooding of vulnerable low-lying areas. Vulcan does not have bags, however, which residents and business people will have to purchase elsewhere and take to the quarry to fill themselves.

Boon for Manassas: Micron to invest $3 billion to boost microchip production and add 1100 jobs

Virginia successfully secured Micron’s commitment to invest $3 billion in expanding in Manassas, after the company considered multiple other locations around the world. The expansion will position the Manassas site as Micron’s Center of Excellence for long-lifecycle memory and will cement the company’s position as one of Virginia’s largest exporters, as it is expected to increase exports from the Commonwealth by more than $1 billion annually after completion.

$10 milllion pilot federal program will fund a host of economic development in southwest Virginia

Look for future new industrial sites, broadband access, clean energy development, tourism, and agriculture in southwest Virginia as a result of a $10 million pilot federal grant program which was part of the federal Omnibus Funding Bill passed in May.

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